Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i5-7640X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Intel Core i5-7640X

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Price
$179.99
Prime Eligible Item
$339.84
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80677I57640X
Release Date April 2018 June 2017
Performance
(Charts)
37th
37th
Effective Value
9th
59th
TDP 95 Watts 112 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Core i5 X-Series
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Kaby Lake X
Socket AM4 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 16.00MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews

"Gaming optimisations are still an issue, but computational power is unquestionable and system value is..."

"The Intel Core i5-7640X retails for $249. Good single-threaded performance Great overclocking potential Unlocked multiplier Platform updated to include latest features Multi-threaded performance unworthy of HEDT tag Lacks HyperThreading, only 6 MB..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i5-7640X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 47% cheaper, you can save $159.85.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 9 months later.
  • Around 15% lower thermal design power.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-7640X:

  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
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